African Wildlife Foundation is committed to a holistic, three-pronged approach to saving Africa’s most threatened species. That means we not only stop the killing by protecting species, like the rhinoceros, on the ground but also work to stop wildlife trafficking and stop the demand.
At the base of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, infant mountain gorillas were celebrated during the Kwita Izina naming ceremony.
Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, pictured shortly before his death. In July 2017, Cecil's son Xanda was also killed during a trophy hunt.
Trophy hunters near Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park killed one of Cecil the lion’s sons. Xanda, a 6-year-old male, met the same fate as his father whose death caused a global movement in 2015.
During this holiday season, treat your loved ones to gifts that also give back to Africa’s wildlife—or put these items on your own wishlist.